Employment

News

The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Employment.

Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment Latest Release

News | 18 October 2017

Department of Employment releases the October edition of the Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment.

Request for Tender for the Time to Work Employment Service 2018–2021 — Applications now open

News | 13 October 2017

Applications are now open for organisations to apply for the Request for Tender for the Time to Work Employment Service 2018–2021.

Prime Minister announces measures to increase access to the Seasonal Worker Programme

News | 12 September 2017

New measures to increase access to the Seasonal Worker Programme for employers and seasonal workers have been announced by the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP at the Pacific Islands Forum in Apia, Samoa.

ParentsNext National Expansion – Discussion Paper

News | 12 September 2017

A Discussion Paper is now open for comment on the ParentsNext National Expansion.

Better employment outcomes for mature aged job seekers

News | 28 August 2017

As part of the Government's Working Age Payment Reforms, a Career Transition Assistance Program will be trialled in five regions around Australia, before being rolled out nationally from July 2020.

Consultation Paper for the Release of Prison to Work Employment Service Offer

News | 7 August 2017

A consultation paper was released for comment on the Prison to Work – Employment Service Offer on 7 August 2017.

Jobs Fair to be held in Geelong in July

News | 24 July 2017

Are you looking for the 2017 Geelong Jobs Fair? More information can be found on the Geelong Jobs Fair page.

Seasonal Work Incentives Trial

News | 29 June 2017

Australian Jobs 2017 Highlights Changing Workforce

News | 28 June 2017

Migrant Workers’ Taskforce — Chair’s Public Statement

News | 18 May 2017

Release of jobactive case load data

News | 11 May 2017

For the first time the Department of Employment has released jobactive caseload data on youth, Indigenous and refugee job seekers. The data will help businesses to find and recruit a diverse local workforce and improve employment opportunities for vulnerable job seekers.

The Australian Recruitment Industry – a comparison of service delivery 2016

News | 8 May 2017

Be recognised nationally for your contribution to skills and training

News | 4 April 2017

The Australian Training Awards has provided national recognition to individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their outstanding contribution to Australia’s VET system since 1994.  

Graduates gain Certificate II in Civil Construction

News | 22 March 2017

Mikala’s story — Take action, don’t let fear hold you back

News | 8 March 2017

Ghulam’s impossible mission accomplished

News | 8 March 2017

Australian Government response on Youth Jobs PaTH Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

News | 3 March 2017

Enterprise bargaining report - February 2017

News | 27 February 2017

A research paper on enterprise bargaining is now available to supplement the Department of Employment’s quarterly Trends in Enterprise Bargaining reports. This paper examines bargaining trends in the private sector in greater detail including by agreement size, industry and union...

Employability Skills Training Panel members announced

News | 22 February 2017

The Australian Government has announced that over 70 organisations will be offered appointment as providers on the new jobactive PaTH Employability Skills Training Panel. 

Request for Proposal for the Employability Skills Training Panel 2017-2020 outcomes

News | 21 February 2017

Labour Market Information Portal (LMIP)

News | 9 December 2016

Launch of Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative

News | 4 December 2016

The Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative will assist young people to create their own job by starting a small business.

Assistance for retrenched workers from the Hazelwood mine and power station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria

News | 3 November 2016

The Government has today announced it will provide a $3 million structural adjustment package to support retrenched workers and their partners from the Hazelwood mine, power station and supply chain businesses in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Job Search Tips Information Session 29 September 2016

News | 21 September 2016

The Department of Employment is running a job search tips information session for job seekers. 

Employability Skills Training consultation paper released

News | 18 August 2016